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Zanzibar President calls EALA assembly to fast-truck integration

Published on October 13, 2016

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, Dr Ali Mohammed Shein, yesterday opened the Second Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Third East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) with a call to double efforts towards strengthening the integration process.

President Shein said a number of achievements had been realised by the implementation of the Customs Union and the Common Market Protocols, the challenges notwithstanding.

Shein said: “Through the Custom Union Protocol, we have enormously enhanced the volume of trade within the Community. The bloc has been rapidly emerging as a magnet for foreign direct investment.” Read more. Source | Daily Monitor